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Boxing Scandal #515334

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1981
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(Studio) Wells Fargo in California reported naming bank ofr. and operator of Muhammad Ali Professional Sports (MAPS) in bank fraud case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Simplicity of scheme, carried out by bank ofr. L. Ben Lewis, described; diagram shown. [Bank attorney George LINK - notes cleverness of idea.] Disappearance of Lewis and boxing promoter Harold Smith recalled; details of investigation into MAPS and Lewis given. [Smith attorney Albert SHEPPARD - asks for explanation of client's role in embezzlement.] Lewis attorney's interpretation of bank's announcement noted.
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman

Mudd, Roger;
Schulman, Heidi

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